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3/1/2012

3/1/2012

Prince George’s County education leaders said Tuesday evening they are moving ahead with various school construction projects in southern Prince George’s.

2/28/2012

2/28/2012

Students at Indiana schools have a wider range of healthy snacks to choose from in vending machines and snack bars since lawmakers endorsed guidelines to cut the amount of junk food available to young people with the aim of reducing obesity in the state.

2/24/2012

2/24/2012

"To advertise or not to advertise," that is the question — at least in the minds of many school districts feeling the pinch of Pennsylvania's cuts to education spending.

2/24/2012

School officials have informed all 115 North Carolina school districts to perform inspections on school buses after a Charlotte-Mecklenburg bus caught fire. 

2/23/2012

2/22/2012

2/22/2012

Not everyone loves the policies — or the commercials — but Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s emphasis on healthier living habits seems to have had some impact on New Yorkers, who now have a life expectancy of 80.6 years compared with 78.2 years for the United States as a whole.

2/17/2012

2/17/2012

Governor Pat Quinn officially announced Thursday that school districts statewide will receive a total of $623 million from Illinois Jobs Now! funding to construct new buildings or expand or update existing ones.

2/14/2012

2/14/2012

Hawaii Department of Education officials say they would have to end school bus service on Oahu if the Legislature doesn't give them millions of dollars even beyond what the governor is seeking for school bus transportation next year.

2/14/2012

A bus sharing program is in the works for Southeastern Connecticut school districts, The Bulletin reported.

2/10/2012

2/10/2012

You’ve heard about free school lunches and breakfasts, but how about school suppers? In California, dinners are now being served to students at almost 200 schools.

2/8/2012

2/8/2012

Junk food remains plentiful at the nation's elementary schools despite widespread efforts to curb childhood obesity, a new study suggests.

2/6/2012

2/6/2012

Motorists might find a ticket in their mailbox if they blow through the stop sign on the side of a stopped school bus because of a novel idea being explored by the Palm Beach County School District to raise money for transportation and increase safety for children around buses.

1/31/2012

1/31/2012

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings — including the always popular pizza — will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.

1/30/2012

1/30/2012

The curved glass and metal front of the Alamance-Burlington School System Career and Technical Education Center isn’t quite futuristic enough to be described as Jetsons-style architecture.

1/26/2012

1/26/2012

School meals for millions of children will be healthier under obesity-fighting U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards unveiled on Wednesday that double the amount of fruits and vegetables in cafeteria lunches - but won't pull French fries from the menu.

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